YMS Spring 2012: Day 6, March 28th


…with orange poppy seed frosting*

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 eggs
2/3 cup beet, cooked and pureed
1tsp vanilla
2 tbsp strong coffee 
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp soda
1 cup milk

1) Stir oil and cocoa
2) Add eggs, vanilla, coffee and beets. Beat until well combined.
3) Add flour, baking powder, soda, alternating with milk
Bake 350 for 25 minutes

Frost with whipped creme, orange zest and poppy seeds

*poppy seed/orange combination inspired by David Lebovitz Moist-Chocolate Beet Cake